Influence of abnormal screens on delays and prognostic indicators of screen-detected breast carcinoma.

@article{Ganry2004InfluenceOA,
  title={Influence of abnormal screens on delays and prognostic indicators of screen-detected breast carcinoma.},
  author={Olivier Ganry and Jun Peng and Alain A Dubreuil},
  journal={Journal of medical screening},
  year={2004},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={28-31}
}
BACKGROUND Delay to diagnosis following an abnormal screening result is associated with morbidity such as anxiety, but its effect on prognosis is unknown. METHODS Using data from the Somme area breast cancer screening programme (France), we identified 29,511 women aged 50-69 years who underwent screening between 1996 and 2000. We prospectively followed women with an abnormal screening result until completion of the assessment process and evaluated the effect of delay to notification… CONTINUE READING

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